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Govt out to eliminate dissenting voices: Fakhrul

Dhaka – Denouncing the killing of Buet student Abrar Fahad, BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday said the incident has manifested that the government wants to continue its ‘autocratic’ rule by eliminating dissenting voices. In a statement, he said, “The level of misrule of the current regime has become unbridled. The despotic government has spread panic by ... Read More »

Govt has no foreign friend, says BNP

Dhaka, Sept 1 (UNB) – BNP on Sunday alleged that the current Awami League-led government has no foreign friend to get support for resolving the protracted Rohingya crisis. “They (govt) are acting like slaves with their knee-jerk foreign policy. They’re sacrificing the rights and interests of Bangladesh and its people,” said BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir. Speaking at ... Read More »

1st invasive cardiac surgery conducted at govt hospital

A minimally invasive cardiac surgery was conducted yesterday  at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD), the first of its kind at any government hospital. A team of 10 doctors headed by Dr Ashraful Hoque Siam conducted the operation of a 12-year-old girl at the NICVD. “We carried out the surgery of Nupur with full anesthesia which took two and ... Read More »

10 teams monitor BD dengue situation round the clock: Govt

Dhaka, Aug 7 (UNB) – Urging people not to be worried about the current dengue situation, Health Minister Zahid Malik has said his ministry has formed 10 high-level teams to monitor the dengue situation round the clock. “A cell has been opened at the ministry which is monitoring whether doctors are working or not and taking instant actions if any ... Read More »

Govt failed to help flood victims, alleges BNP

Lalmonirhat, July 27 – BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday alleged that flood victims have to endure immense sufferings as the government has “failed” to provide them with necessary relief materials. “It’s the government’s responsibility to stand beside helpless flood victims with adequate relief materials to assuage their sufferings, but it has failed to do so… Even, ... Read More »

‘Govt to increase normal birth delivery services’

The government has taken steps to ensure normal birth delivery services in all community clinics across the country. “Normal birth delivery services are now available at some community clinics . . . we have taken initiatives to ensure such services in all community clinics to attract people towards normal delivery of babies,” said an official of the Community Clinics Project. ... Read More »

Govt working in a free style sans accountability, alleges BNP

Thakurgaon, Jun 16 (UNB) – BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday said the current government is working in a free style since it has no accountability to people. “Bangladesh has now turned into a failed state where there is no accountability. The government is acting as per its whim,” he said while addressing a meeting of Ruhia ... Read More »

BD Govt mulls procuring 2,50,000 mt paddy from farmers

Dhaka, June 11 (UNB) – The government is going to procure some 2,50,000 metric tonnes of paddy directly from farmers so that they can enjoy the benefits of farming, said Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder on Tuesday. The minister came up with the disclosure while addressing a press conference at the secretariat.  “The government previously decided to procure 12,00,000 tonnes ... Read More »

Govt not so cruel Khaleda has to die sans treatment: Quader

Dhaka, May 24 – Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader has said the Sheikh Hasina government is humanitarian enough over the issue of treatment of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia in jail. In response to a query over Khaleda’s treatment, Quader said: “As far as I know, the Sheikh Hasina administration is not so cruel that Khaleda Zia will have to ... Read More »

Govt trying to kill Khaleda in jail without treatment: Fakhrul

Dhaka, May 24 – BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday alleged that the government is trying to kill their chairperson Khaleda Zia in jail by resorting to various tricks. “The government is prolonging Khaleda Zia’s stay in jail by creating obstacles to her release by resorting to various ploys. They (govt) are trying to interfere in the ... Read More »

Guard against using chemicals on fruits: Hc asks govt

Dhaka, May 20 – The High Court on Monday directed the authorities concerned to form separate teams to monitor fruit markets and warehouses across the country so that none could able to use chemicals on fruits. The HC bench comprising Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan and Justice KM Kamrul Kader passed the order after holding hearing on a supplementary petition filed ... Read More »

BD govt sets higher revenue collection goal for next FY

Dhaka, May 10 – The revenue collection target for the 2019-20 fiscal has been set at Tk 3.97 lakh crore to reduce dependency on foreign aid and grants. The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has been tasked with collecting Tk 3,41,700 crore while non-NBR sector will contribute Tk 17,000 crore and non-tax sector Tk 37,500 crore. “The government will increase ... Read More »

2500 schools colleges to get govt monthly pay order from May

Dhaka, April 10 – Education minister Dr Dipu Moni yesterday said at least 2,500 non-government educational institutions across the country are going to enjoy the monthly pay order (MPO) facilities from next month. The minister said they have screened approximately 2,500 non-government educational institutions out of nearly 6,000 through the digital process and now they have decided to announce MPO ... Read More »

Govt move to shift Khaleda to Keraniganj inhuman: BNP

Dhaka, March 28 – The BNP has termed the government move to transfer party’s ailing chairperson Khaleda Zia to Central Jail in Keraniganj inhuman. “The construction work of Keraniganj prison is yet to be completed. There is no good arrangement of gas and water. Thus, any government move to shift Khaleda Zia to a under construction building is an inhuman ... Read More »

UN urges BD govt not to relocate Rohingya refugees

Dhaka, March 25 – United Nations (UN) on Monday urged the govt of Bangladesh not to relocate Rohingyas to Bhasan Char before reaching a consensus with them on the modalities. Appreciating the Bangladesh government’s move to decongest the overcrowded settlements of Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar, UN in a press release said they are discussing with the government the ‘critical protection ... Read More »

Govt initiates move to make lists of Razakars, Al’Badrs

Dhaka, March 25 – Forty-eight years after the independence, the government has taken an attempt to make a “comprehensive list” of anti-Liberation War elements, Razakars and Al-Badr. On an earlier occasion, a number of such lists were prepared by the successive governments but none had taken any attempt to prepare a “district wise” comprehensive list. Sources in the Ministry of ... Read More »

Govt not to hold exams for grades I, II and III students

Following Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s directives, the government has decided not to hold any examination for students of first, second, and third grades in schools, according to the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education Secretary Akram Al Hossain. The secretary made the announcement in a press briefing yesterday during the publication of the primary scholarship exam results at the Secretariat. ... Read More »

Govt apathy behind rise in road fatalities: Dr Kamal

Dhaka, Mar 20 – Gono Forum President Dr Kamal Hossain on Wednesday blamed the government’s apathy for the growing road fatalities in Bangladesh. In a statement, he also said people are being subjected to unnatural deaths on roads every day as the government has failed to take any effective step in this regard. Dr Kamal said students placed some demands ... Read More »